Computerworld Honors Program Presents Prestigious 21st Century Achievement Awards

Framingham, MA – JUNE 7, 2005 – Ten organizations from around the world were honored last night for their positive contributions to the global information technology revolution with the Computerworld Honors Program’s prestigious 21st Century Achievement Award for 2005.

This year’s awards were presented at a black tie gala held at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. The awards ceremony was attended by more than 250 guests, including leaders of the information technology industry, former award recipients, judges, scholars and diplomats representing many of the 54 countries from which the 18-year-old program’s laureates have come.

“The Computerworld Honors Program 21st Century Achievement Awards are presented to companies from around the world whose visionary use of information technology promotes positive social, economic and educational change,” said Bob Carrigan, president and CEO of Computerworld and chairman of the Chairmen’s Committee of the Computerworld Honors Program. “The recipients of these awards are the true heroes of the information age and have been appropriately recognized by the leading IT industry chairmen as true revolutionaries in their fields.”

The 21st Century Achievement Award recipients for 2005 are:

Business & Related Services

Acxiom Corporation

for Customer Information Infrastructure

Nominated by EMC

Education & Academia

Australian Government, Department of Defense

for Learning Management System

Nominated by Deloitte

Environment, Energy & Agriculture

Broward County Environmental Protection Department, Florida,

for Creation of a New Mobile Inspection and Monitoring System

Nominated by Sybase

Finance, Insurance & Real Estate


for Industry Solutions

Nominated by Sybase

Government & Non-profit Organizations


for Global Relief Network

Nominated by Accenture


Cambium Forstbetriebe

for Log Tracking System

Nominated by Progress Software

Media, Arts & Entertainment

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.

for Optimizing Digital Media

Nominated by EMC


Northern Lights Health Region

for Health Care “Anytime, Anywhere”

Nominated by Cisco Systems


European Southern Observatory

for Data Flow System of the European Southern Observatory

Nominated by Sybase



for Advanced Automatic Crash Notification (AACN)